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Title: Work Trends Poll: Recent College Graduates [USRUTG2011-WORKTRENDS24]
Survey Sponsor: John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University
Survey Firm: Knowledge Networks
Study Date: March 6-April 5, 2011
Sample: 22-29 year olds who received a degree from a 4-year college or university in the United States between 2006 and 2010
Sample Size: 571
Survey Notes: None
Variables: 221
College attended (3); community college (1); college size (1); length of attendance (1); grade point average (1); internships (1); financing costs (2); jobs during college (4); owing money (4); education effectiveness (3); career-related jobs (4); degree value (1); need for more education (1); education changes (1); full time job (5); seeking employment (2); degree requirement (2); job permanence (2); company size (1); length of employment (1); job satisfaction (12); salary More...
Weight: Columns 11-14 (xx.xx) -- Varname: WEIGHT2A
The study dataset(s) contain weight factors that should be employed in any data analysis. Typically weights are used in an attempt to assure that the survey sample more accurately represents the population.
Usage Note: This study included a recent college graduate opt-in sample, which has not been publicly released.

John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. Work Trends Poll: Recent College Graduates, Mar, 2011 [dataset]. USRUTG2011-WORKTRENDS24, Version 2. Knowledge Networks [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-17-2018.


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